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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Adorable Pastry Chef Yigit Pura on New Season of Millionaire Matchmaker

Posted By on Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:30 AM

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Listen up everyone, important news: The cute-as-a-button pastry chef Yigit Pura of recently opened Tout Sweet Patisserie in Macy's Union Square will appear on the new season of the Bravo show Millionaire Matchmaker. This isn't Pura's first foray into reality TV -- before he opened the bakery, his claim to fame was being the winner of Season 1 of Top Chef Just Desserts. Now he's throwing his lot in with the always-classy matchmaker Patti Stanger (sample quote: "Look how hot you look. You're the first person I wish I had a penis for.") in hopes of finding love.

See also:

- Tout Sweet's Mudslide Relieves a Chocolate Emergency

- Tout Sweet: Get a Sugar Rush at Union Square's New Patisserie

You can show your own love for Pura by popping into his bakery/cafe on the third floor of Macy's when you're down in Union Square gawking at the Christmas tree and taking care of your holiday shopping. At the preview party, we were quite partial to Pura's Tesla tart, a blend of passion fruit, yuzu and meyer lemon curd topped with a house-made passion fruit marshmallow, though the patisserie's holiday menu looks worth exploring.

For more on Pura's adventures in matchmaking, check out the preview video for Millionaire Matchmaker's new season, debuting in January:

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Anna Roth is SF Weekly's former Food & Drink Editor and author of West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food From San Diego to the Canadian Border.


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